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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter UPart 193Subpart 193.15 → §193.15-1


Title 46: Shipping
PART 193—FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT
Subpart 193.15—Carbon Dioxide and Clean Agent Extinguishing Systems, Details


§193.15-1   Application.

(a) The provisions of this subpart shall apply to all new installations contracted for on or after March 1, 1968.

(b) Installations contracted for prior to March 1, 1968, shall meet the requirements of §193.15-90.

(c) The requirements of this subpart are based on a “high pressure system,” i.e., one in which the carbon dioxide is stored in liquid form at atmospheric temperature. Details for “low pressure systems,” i.e., those in which the carbon dioxide is stored in liquid form at a continuously controlled low temperature, may be specifically approved by the Commandant where it is demonstrated that a comparable degree of safety and fire extinguishing ability is achieved.

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